Victory

Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism. Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also been anti-communist. The current manifestation is splintered into several chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a hate group. It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of 2012.
Georgia has been participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program for more than 20 years. The program provides advertising for sponsors who agree to clean a stretch of road on a sign posted along the stretch.
"Any civic-minded organization, business, individual, family, city, county, state, or federal agency is welcome to volunteer in the Georgia Adopt-A-Highway program," the DOT website says.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, lists the KKK as "the most infamous -- and oldest -- of American hate groups."
"Over the years since it was formed in December 1865, the Klan has typically seen itself as a Christian organization, although in modern times Klan groups are motivated by a variety of theological and political ideologies," the law center's website says.
Having the KKK being able to adopt a highway is providing them with a good image when in fact everything they stand for is the exact opposite. What will we have next the Adolf Hitler superhighway. Georgia already implemented HB-87 an anti-immigration law that gave the state a bad rep do we want to worsen that rep by having the KKK adopt a highway? No I do not think so. If they want to adopt a highway they can do it under a different organization but not the KKK. Please do not allow them to adopt the highway.

Letter to
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens
The Georgia Department of Transportation
Press Secretary, GA Dept of Transportation Jill Goldberg
and 3 others
Director of Communications, GA Dept of Transportation Karlene Barron
Chairman, GA Dept of Transportation Keith Golden
State Transportation Board Secretary Elizabeth Osmon
I just signed the following petition addressed to: The Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Do not allow the KKK to Adopt a mile of Route 15 in Georgia

Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism. Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also been anti-communist. The current manifestation is splintered into several chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a hate group. It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of 2012.
Georgia has been participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program for more than 20 years. The program provides advertising for sponsors who agree to clean a stretch of road on a sign posted along the stretch.
"Any civic-minded organization, business, individual, family, city, county, state, or federal agency is welcome to volunteer in the Georgia Adopt-A-Highway program," the DOT website says.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, lists the KKK as "the most infamous -- and oldest -- of American hate groups."
"Over the years since it was formed in December 1865, the Klan has typically seen itself as a Christian organization, although in modern times Klan groups are motivated by a variety of theological and political ideologies," the law center's website says.
Having the KKK being able to adopt a highway is providing them with a good image when in fact everything they stand for is the exact opposite. What will we have next the Adolf Hitler superhighway. Georgia already implemented HB-87 an anti-immigration law that gave the state a bad rep do we want to worsen that rep by having the KKK adopt a highway? No I do not think so. If they want to adopt a highway they can do it under a different organization but not the KKK. Please do not allow them to adopt the highway.

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Sincerely,